Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: assassination

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT chargesheet names Sanatan Sanstha as organisation behind crime

SIT chargesheet says Goa-based radical Hindu organisation Sanatan Sanstha killed Gauri Lankesh as part of a larger conspiracy to eliminate liberals and rationalists.

Tamil Nadu govt wants Rajiv Gandhi’s killers freed: Dangerous populism or liberal gesture?

Tamil Nadu government has recommended the release of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to the Governor, saying it is in...

First attempt to kill Gauri Lankesh was in June 2017, but aborted over ‘logistical issues’

The latest suspect to be arrested, Suresh H.L., alleged torture by police, with his lawyer claiming he had been forced to confess.

Nuclear-powered India cannot afford to treat Modi’s security as political football

Heads of the Special Protection Group and the Intelligence Bureau must remember that their duty is to protect the prime minister, if necessary, from himself. 

33 years ago, this day: burning flesh, smoking city, a nightmare lived—and reported

The anti-Sikh riots weren’t communal in the classical sense. It was 3 days of furlough given to criminals by police, government, and Congress.

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Why the rupee’s ‘record low’ is not necessarily a cause for concern

What ‘strong currency’ policy framers ignore is that almost every nation with a successful long-term record of development has pursued a ‘weak currency’ policy to win export markets.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.